Seeking Suburbia

RESIDENTIAL: Brokers report the urban lifestyle has lost its appeal for millennial homebuyers.The catchphrase “live/work/play” captures the strategy of real estate developers appealing to younger workers, often in the tech and entertainment industries, who want a walkable urban lifestyle near their employment

Women Weathering the Storm

The economic disruption of 2020 highlights the challenges faced by female-owned companies.

Women-owned businesses, and the organizations that represent them, have faced COVID-19 with strength, resilience and a determination to rebuild.

Rental Houses for Middle-Aged Millennials

REAL ESTATE: American Homes 4 Rent to build dwellings.

American Homes 4 Rent builds houses not for owners but for renters.

Workers’ Comp Worries Valley

LAW: Business group sees rule making firms liable for virus.

State makes businesses liable for workers who contract the coronavirus.


CEO Shifts at Disney

A flurry of leadership changes at Walt Disney Co.

Hypnosis College Offers Stress Relief

For managers, pandemic presents opportunity to change perceptions.

Health crisis presents hypnosis college with opportunity to lower stress levels.

Morning Drive Stuff of History

New book retraces colorful past of 101 Freeway, ‘El Camino Real.’

New book traces the colorful history of the 101 Freeway.

Retail Disrupted

REGULATION: After weeks of closure, restaurants and shopping centers learn to reopen for post-pandemic customers.

After weeks of closure, restaurants and malls get ready to re-open for post-pandemic customers.

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Avery Expects Down Quarter, Quick Bounce Up

MANUFACTURING: Apparel, logistics offer company growth opportunities.

Avery Dennison Corp. expecting poor second quarter but a quick rebound.

Virtual Film Fest Keeps Vibe Alive in Shutdown

ENTERTAINMENT: Online movies fill cultural need without distribution deals.

Hola Mexico Film Festival shows movies online as pandemic delays theater screenings.

Stock Sale Offers Second Life to Second Sight

MEDICAL DEVICES: Leaders weigh options after announcing wind-down.

After winding down operations, a second life for Second Sight Medical Products.



Peter Foy Insurance Plans to Become Bigger Fish

INSURANCE: Acquisition strategy attracts equity investment for more deals.

Woodland Hills insurer Peter C. Foy & Associates Insurance Services attracts attention of private equity firm.

Adventist’s New Surgery: MitraClip

Hospital one of few to offer heart operation in market.

Adventist Health Glendale further expanded its Advanced Structural Heart Disease program

Dentists Seek Safety, Patients in Pandemic

Social distancing impossible for tooth procedures.

Dentist offers webinars on staying safe while treating patients during COVID-19 outbreak.

Promenade 2035 Project Approved by City

Entitlements for the Westfield Promenade 2035 mixed-use complex went before a May 28 hearing of the Los Angeles City Planning Commission and received unanimous approval.

Marketing Works ‘Better Together’

Competitive hospitals try collaboration for ads.

Health care organizations have seen a drop in people coming in for non-COVID health conditions

Feuer Targets Rogue Retailers

City charges 34 Valley stores for opening illegally.

Los Angles City Attorney Mike Feuer targets businesses not adhering to stay-at-home orders.

Dine Brands in CEO Search Mode

Restaurant operator to replace Steve Joyce.

Dine Brands Global Inc. is in the market for a new chief executive.

PizzaRev’s Exit From Valley Sites

COVID-19 closes outlets of build-your-own pizza chain.

PizzaRev, a Westlake Village-based franchisor of build-your-own pizzerias, has eliminated its retail presence in the San Fernando Valley and most of L.A. County because of the financial effects of COVID-19.

Amazon at Needham Ranch Site

E-commerce company takes 97,000 square feet.

Amazon.com Inc. is ready to take a major presence in the Santa Clarita Valley.

US Nuclear Eyes Moon Missions

Fusion the energy of choice for NASA space travel plans.

Radiation detection manufacturer US Nuclear Corp. is getting behind the U.S. space program.

Self-Storage Facility Opens in Camarillo

SecureSpace enters Ventura County market.

SecureSpace Self Storage has announced the grand opening of a new self storage facility in Camarillo.

Farmers Market’s Marketer Retires

Van Nuys resident recalls Caruso’s Grove development.

On May 29, Mark Panatier, who has been in charge of the marketing team, media and community relations and the construction development for the Original Farmers Market in Los Angeles — officially retired —just shy of 30 years working for owner A.F. Gilmore Co.

Glendale to Host First Pediatric Accelerator

Children’s Hospital to run health care-focused program.

PEDIATRICS Children’s Hospital Los Angeles to run health care-focused accelerator in Glendale.